Clarence Edward Mersing, 33 of Pennsville, NJ formerly of Grafton passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was born March 18, 1984 in Morgantown, a son of the late Kermit W. Mersing, Sr. and is survived by his mother and step-father Violet McKinney Setler and husband Danny, Grafton, Clarence is survived by his loving wife Rachel McLaren Mersing, Pennsville, NJ.
Clarence was a graduate of Grafton High School Class of 2002, and was a veteran of the the United States Marines. Clarence enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, being outdoors and riding his motorcycle. He loved life and being with his family and friends.
He is survived by three sisters, Missy Snodgrass and husband Mick, Fairmont, Sheila Poling, OH, Marie Stull and husband Jessie, Brueston Mills; mother-in-law, JoAnn Briggs, NJ, and companion John Avera; father-in-law, Noah McLaren and wife Felicia, NJ; sister-in-law, Jessica McLaren, NJ; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
In addition to his father he was preceded death by his brother, Kermit W. Mersing, Jr; grandparents, Alta Grow, Freda Smith, Fred Mersing, Fred and Catherine McKinney.
Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at the WV National Cemetery on Monday November 6, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. with Lay Minister Carl Bartlett officiating.
Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the VFW Memorial City Post #3081, American Legion Taylor County Post #12, Central WVA DAV Chapter 24, and their Auxiliaries, and the Marine Honor Guard Online condolences can be sent to the Mersing family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com